We are now up to 109 dB…

The input-related dynamic range of modern hearing aids (also known as its input “Headroom”)... Read More

Woodwinds, strings, and brass instruments- GOOD.  Vocalists- BAD

In this time of Covid-19, and going forward into our annual flu seasons, it... Read More

Three distinct programs for music?  So… what does the literature say?

First, I must declare a conflict of interest!  I have a book coming out... Read More

FAQs from – part 10

Over the next months, I will be uploading some commonly viewed FAQs from ... Read More

FAQs from – part 9

Over the next months, I will be uploading some commonly viewed FAQs from ... Read More


I’m not tone deaf

It was 1961 and I, like many of my second grade friends (we call... Read More

Audiometric asymmetries with some musicians- Reverberation Phenomena. Part 3 of 3

In part 1 and part 2  of this series of blog posts, we described the... Read More

The acoustics of the acoustic pillow

Recently I have become involved in the development of an acoustic pillow.  This is... Read More

Killion had it all figured out in 1988

When it comes to listening to music through hearing aids, it is not a... Read More

I just bought a Didgeridoo- part 3

To complete this three part blog series on the Didgeridoo, we need to look... Read More


The musicians I see all have TTS

Only rarely do I see a musician in my audiology clinic who does not... Read More

The musician as an athlete

Athletes and the arts  is a collaborative initiative of American College of Sports Medicine... Read More

Guitars and Rock/Blues Vocalists- information Sheet part #I

This is the first is a list of 6 fact sheets that can be... Read More

Critical Levels of Music and Noise

How can I ensure that the music will not damage my ears? I get... Read More

Whale behavior due to shipping noise

Whales, dolphins, and porpoises are really neat mammals. They are evidence that our common... Read More